Polygon Fill Teaching Tool

What is polygon filling? And what is a polygon for that matter?

If you are new to the concepts of computer graphics, you may be asking yourself these very same questions. This interactive teaching tool will demonstrate the idea of polygon filling and assuage your polygon worries. But before we dive into that, let's review the basic computer graphical concepts needed to understand the scan-line polygon fill algorithm.

Table of Contents:

  1. Polygon Definition
  2. Filled vs. Unfilled Polygons
  3. Parity Definition
  4. Scan-Line Polygon Fill Algorithm
  5. Special Cases Handled By the Fill
  6. Polygon Fill Example
  7. Summary
  8. Alternate Interior Determination Method
  9. Alternate Fill Method
  10. Additional Resources

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